News Archive

36 weeks ago

Sophia Buchanan Barlow, previously at Calthorpe Parke School was presented with the Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography. The award is given to the highest achieving Geography student at the end of year one of their A level studies. Sophia was presented with the Award by Steve Millar at a private ceremony held at Alton College. She said: "I am delighted to be receiving this award and...

Congratulations to Damian Hinds, East Hants MP on his new role in the cabinet as Secretary of State for Education. Damian is a frequent visitor to the College (the only Sixth Form in his constituency) and he describes us as 'the jewel in East Hants' crown'. He says: 'I am always struck by the students' confidence and their drive. Alton students are inquisitive and challenging but...

38 weeks ago

2017 was another exceptional year for the College with an outstanding set of exam results (99.2% pass at A level), an innovative new College day providing up to 50 hours more teaching each year and a 10am start for students, a brand new enrichment programme for extra-curricular activities and much more. Damian Hinds, Secretary of State for Education and MP for East Hampshire...

40 weeks ago

Lucy Williams, previously at Ash Manor School competed in Sheffield at the British Judo Cadet Championships earlier in December. She was in a tough group of fourteen of the best players in her age and weight group from around the country.

Lucy began the contest with an easy win against the eleventh seeded player, holding her down for ippon (the highest score a fighter can achieve in a...

BTEC Performing Arts students and first year A level Dance students recently went to Pineapple Dance Studios in London to undertake some additional practical activities to consolidate their learning.  They participated in a Jazz dance to develop new skills for the BTEC Variety unit and to focus on the American Jazz theme - specifically Fosse from the A level syllabus. Bob Fosse was an...